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How To Add A Pattern To Your WordPress Blog

I keep forgetting to save a template of my HTML/PHP for my pattern pages. I thought I’d write it up and explain what is what and offer it to others. Before we begin though there are a few things to consider and do.

  1. I wrote this for the text editor in WordPress Blog. It can be used on any HTML/PHP page. The only things that are not usable as is are the HTML for Font Awesome and the PHP for PrintFriendly (a WordPress plugin).
  2. If you want to use the Font Awesome coding please go to http://fontawesome.com and do what it says. The coding for Font Awesome WILL NOT work unless you do this. The coding in this is for FontAwesome5.
  3. If you want to use PrintFriendly go to your WordPress install and go to the PlugIns section. Look for PrintFriendly and install it.
  4. Know the basics of HTML. Or go to W3Schools and learn. https://www.w3schools.com

I am going to try to go through each HTML part and tell you what it does. I am self taught. I have no training or degree for HTML or coding of any sort. I am NOT responsible should you mess anything up on your blog, web server, etc. This is just a guide describing what I do for my patterns I offer on my site. At the end of this will be the plain code with no description of what things are.

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